Syracuse Police investigating Cortland Avenue shooting

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police are investigating after a shooting on Cortland Avenue in the city’s South Side neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, two victims had arrived at local hospitals in private vehicles around the same time.

A 22-year-old woman was taken to Crouse Hospital suffering from a shoulder injury.

Shortly afterward, police learned that a 29-year-old man was at Upstate University Hospital suffering from gunshot wounds to his arm and leg.

The male victim refused to cooperate with police.

Witnesses told police they saw a black male in dark clothing firing a gun in the area before leaving in a dark colored mini-van with other men.

Syracuse Police had not released any suspect information by 7 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222. 

All calls will remain confidential.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted using the “SPD Tips” app.

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